In September 1991 CCWA was formed to construct, manage and operate Santa Barbara County's local facilities for distribution and treatment of State water. CCWA is a joint powers authority comprised of eight member agencies. CCWA is a wholesale water provider to 13 water districts and private companies in Santa Barbara County, and another 11 water purchasers in San Luis Obispo County.


The next scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors is January 25, 2018.

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has finalized its schedule for the annual maintenance shutdown for the Coastal Branch. All turnouts will be shut down between 7:00 AM and 12:00 noon on Friday, October 27, 2017. Water Deliveries will resume between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM on Monday, November 20, 2017. More information is available in this Notice.